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Cooking Kale in a Pressure Cooker

Started 1314970444.543 in Kitchen & Food Talk | Last reply 1315084685.203 by Thats Me
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Does anyone know what temp., cook time,or if any liquid is needed to cook Kale in an electric digital pressure cooker? My mother always did it in a stove top style.

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forrestwolf1314996168.286170 PostsRegistered 6/20/2010Deep in South Georgia

You always need a liquid in any pressure cooker to make the steam------which is how the food is cooked..........I would probably use chicken broth and cook for 2-5 minutes on high, and quick release, and check to see if it is how you like it...........{#emotions_dlg.biggrin} Here is a chart for veggies for you to go by..............

http://fastcooking.ca/pressure_cookers/cooking_times_pressure_cooker_vegetarian.php#Fresh_and_Frozen_Vegetables

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Sunshine K­ate1314996322.8812361 PostsRegistered 11/13/2006The Beautiful Mountains & Western Sky

I wouldn't cook kale in a pressure cooker. It cooks down so fast in a large skillet or pot on the stove. It wouldn't be worth the time, IMO.

Respectfully ~
Kate

Thats Me1315084685.183688 PostsRegistered 1/11/2008

now I've made kale a few times in a pressure cooker and the results have been fantastic. I can't advise as to a ratio but here's what I have done - I have "thrown in" quite a lot of fresh kale from a huge bag, maybe 3 large handfuls or so. Then I've added maybe a cup of water (no more than that) and cooked on high pressure for 5-6 minutes, then turned it off and let pressure release naturaly for about 10 minutes. It's true you're not necessarily saving time; but I think you are saving nutrients to use the pc.

I've cooked collards the same way and they've been great too

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